Conversations of Hope

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Tuesday September 24, 2019 

Conversations of Hope is the Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association’s annual community event designed to honor those who are in treatment, in recovery or who have passed away from an eating disorder. This event is dedicated to raise awareness, inspire hope and provide a sense of community. It is also OEDA’s primary fundraising event of the year. Join us for a night of impactful speakers, delicious food, silent auction and live entertainment that brings our community together.


Keynote Speaker: Rachael Steil

HeadshotRachael Steil is the author of Running in Silence, which shares her story as an All-American athlete struggling with anorexia and binge eating. She is also the founder and speaker for the Running in Silence nonprofit to break misconceptions and raise awareness for eating disorders in sports, serves on the board for the Michigan Eating Disorder Alliance (MiEDA), and is currently a mentor for the USTFCCCA Female Coaches Mentorship Program. Rachael has been interviewed for numerous publications including U.S. News and World Report, Vogue Magazine, and Women’s Running. She has delivered presentations at coaching clinics, high schools, and colleges across the country to share her story, create awareness, and bring hope to other coaches and athletes.

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See our photo gallery from Conversations of Hope 2018